11 Wivelsden Farm, Sussex

Wivelsden Farm is infamous for being the venue of the ‘Worst Cyclo Cross Race in the History of All Things’.

Although not really a lost course as it was used just the once, but it was certainly a drowned course. The venue was the scene of round 9 of the 2014/15 season and organised by Mark Tearle. It was in fact a true sporting occasion that brought out the best in all. Who knows we might even race there again but next time let’s take boats just in case!?

Nick Welsh: “The most almighty slog ever.”

Tony Bartlett: “Yep Proper snorkel and flippers job.”

Joseph Mulligan: “Have to say it was my best result as a youth. I remember one of the senior riders taking a dip in the ponds afterward to clean off.”

John Cordner: “It was so wet my lads took shelter in an empty wheelie bin, eating chips bought on the proceeds of u10’s winnings. Great event.”

Senior video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCymwxXqnm8

Veteran Men and all women video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=QOydeC0KJ3k

Youth race video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=BMqJ4re4K5k

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Tom Easley junior winnner in 2014

Joe Mulligan leads Freddy Wright in 2014